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· January, 2013

Stories about Technology from January, 2013

18 January 2013

Volunteers Settle Dispute Over Size of Moscow Protest?

RuNet Echo

No Russian opposition rally is truly over, it seems, until there has been an Internet flame war over the strength of its attendance. After the last protest march three groups...

17 January 2013

Slovak Antimonopoly Office Defends Obligatory Microsoft Use

Twitter Suspends Cuban Encyclopedia Ecured's Account

Twitter has suspended the account of the Cuban Collaborative Encyclopedia Cubana EcuRed according to an announcement posted on the official blog of the their website.

10 January 2013

Communications and Social Change Awards Open for Nominations

What Happened to the Cable? Cubans Discuss Internet Access

Over a year after the arrival of a new fiber optic cable to Cuba, the island has failed to see improvements in connectivity speed nor an increase in access to...

7 January 2013

Japan: Digital Backyard in Sapporo

Technology Helps Kenyans Reveal Electoral Registration Fraud

As Kenya gears up for presidential elections, technology helped reveal that political parties stole National Identification details of unsuspecting Kenyans and registered them as their members with the Independent Electoral...

Borinquen Brass Play Music in Every Corner of Puerto Rico

The brass wind ensemble Borinquen Brass has 13 members, including a percussionist, and six years of experience giving free concerts in Puerto Rico. The ensemble's endeavor is to offer a...

5 January 2013

Ecuador: President Refuses to Inaugurate Wind Farm

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa preferred not to unveil the Villonaco wind farm, which he considered unfinished. Alison Martínez has local reactions from Loja.

4 January 2013

Uganda in 2012: 50 Years of Independence and Africa's Youngest MP

2012 was one of the happiest years in Uganda's history. Sweet memories of 2012 range from Ugandans electing Africa's youngest Member of Parliament to 50 year independence celebrations.

1 January 2013

Iran's Supreme Leader Behind Enemy Lines with New Facebook Page

Despite condemnation of social media, it appears that Ayatollah Khamenei now has his own Facebook page. Censorship is as active on Facebook as any other media in Iran -- critical...